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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York

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Jobs and Economic Growth

Stable, good-paying jobs are the backbone of a community.  Government can’t create a successful private sector – we, as elected officials, should work to enact policies which allow private enterprise to thrive.  That means letting you keep more of your hard-earned money because you can decide how to spend it better than government can.  It also means finding the right balance between regulations that are truly necessary to protect consumers and the freedom for businesses to grow and succeed.

I was proud to support the RAPID Act, which streamlines federal permitting regulations to expedite infrastructure projects.  A 2011 study found 351 projects stuck in permitting that could generate $1.1 trillion and 1.9 million jobs per year during construction. 

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